CHERRYVILLE - Elaine Simpson Carpenter, 78, of 700 Self St., formerly of Milo Neal Road, passed away Feb. 24, 2013, at Hospice at Wendover in Shelby.
Elaine was born in Cleveland County on March 10, 1934, daughter of the late Carl Simpson and Viona Ruth Moore Simpson.
Visitation will be from 1:45 until 2:45 p.m. Tuesday at Gospel Way Baptist Church.
Funeral services will be held 3 p.m. Tuesday at Gospel Way Baptist Church.
Burial will be at Zion Baptist Church Cemetery in Shelby.
A guest register is available at www.stameyfuneralhome.com.
Stamey-Cherryville Funeral Home is serving the family of Mrs. Carpenter.